|Recordings Made in London (Em117) - Thee Moths|
Field recordings made by Thee Moths (Alex Botton) presented 'as is' with no post production. The recordings were made on the 2nd of October 2010 and released on the 4th of October 2010. First Actions Thee Moths formed as a fuzzy guitar pop band in 2000, initially as a quintet with former members of Alex's old band Magnetic North Pole. That then slimmed to a trio and then down to a duo. The duo version (Alex and Dominique Ferraton) recorded the first two albums plus a slew of EPs and compilation ...
Keywords: thee moths; alex botton; field recordings; amient; music concrete; atmospheres; electronic musik; textural sounds; london; sounds; magnetic north pole; first actions; second actions
|Campanas Para Los Amigos y Musicos (Em103) - Thee Moths|
Thee Moths is the name audio and visual artist Alex Botten has released most of his music under over the last decade. Following hot on the heels of the 'Data Magic Analogue Wonder' full length, 'Campanas....' was recorded in one take, without computers,and without any post production. Synths, bells, theremin, voice, anddelay combine to make rough edged lo-fi swells and loops, familiar to anyone who has caught recent live shows...
Keywords: thee moths; 50 examples; alex botton; alex botton clark; ambient; theremin; bells; noise; electronica; live recording; electronic musik; blood moon; fonik; sound collage; music concrete; analogue delay; analogue; systhesizer; voice; vox; xenakis; nono; ligeti; varese; zappa; amm; dada; sound art; artist; soundscape; noisescape
|Thee Moths sought the advice of the Courage Wolf: Vol 1 (Em119) - Thee Moths|
Another release from EM favourites Thee Moths. The physical release of 'Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf: Volume 1' is a single microcassette, the same microcassette that the album was recorded onto via an old dictaphone. Analogue synths, distortion, theremin, voice, banjo-dulcimer, delay, kaoss pad, guitar, pick-up and dictaphone feedback are all buried under layers of tape hiss and mechanical distortion...
Keywords: thee moths; noise; industrail; sound art; alex botton; electronic musik; sound collage; electronic music; stockhausen; steve reich; philip glass; birmingham; uk; electronica; tape noise; tape hiss; tape collage; dystopian; synthesizers; analogue